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World champion team-mates

By winning the World Championship road race in Denmark, Mark Cavendish became only the second British rider to wear the rainbow jersey after Tom Simpson in 1965. But this coming weekend the world’s best sprinter has a chance to achieve … Continue reading

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Is the Three Days of De Panne three days too many?

Over the past number of days, I’ve had a couple of conversations with people, debating whether riders who are serious about the Tour of Flanders should be riding the Three Days of De Panne. It consists of four stages spread … Continue reading

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The Cobbled Curtain Raiser

For the eager cycling fan, the start of the season is marked these days by the Tour Down Under in January. Others consider the true season opener to be the Paris-Nice stage race in mid-March. For everyone else, the 2011 … Continue reading

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World Champions in Paris-Roubaix

Thor Hushovd won the World Championship Road Race in Australia this year with a powerful sprint finish to win from a 20-man group. In doing so he became the first Scandinavian to wear the Rainbow Jersey as champion of the … Continue reading

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Triple Winners and the Tour of Flanders

The classics season is in full swing and will continue this weekend with the 94th edition of the Tour of Flanders. The winner of the last two editions Stijn Devolder will be in with a chance of winning for the … Continue reading

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